Non-IHOP | Healthcare Epidemiology Table of Contents

The policies in this section describe policies, practice standards and operations for various UTMB Departments and areas of operation.

UTMB respects the diverse cultural needs, preferences, and expectations of the patients and families it serves to the extent reasonably possible while appropriately managing resources and without compromising the quality of health care delivery.

Policy Title Category
01.01 - Authority Statement for the Department of Healthare Epidemiology Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.02 - Bloodborne Pathogens (BBP) Occupational Post-Exposure Prophylaxis Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.03 - Care and Maintenance of Ice Machines and Portable Ice Carts Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.04 - Care and Monitoring of Refrigerators and Freezers Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.05 - Cleaning Sterilization & High-Level Disinfection of Pt Care Equipment & Medical Devices Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.05.01 - Cleaning, Sterilization, High-Level Disinfection and Storage of Patient Care Devices and Other Items Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.05.02 - Sterilization Procedures for Hospitals, Operating Rooms, and Sterile Processing Departments Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.05.03 - Sterilization Methods for Instruments Ambulatory and Procedure Areas Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.05.04 - Cleaning, Sterilization, High-Level Disinfection and Storage of Scopes Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.05.05 -Processing Equipment other than Scopes by High-Level Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.05.06 - Cleaning, Disinfection and Storage of Noncritical Patient Care Equipment Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.06 - Delivery of Food Trays Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.07 - Disposable Patient Care Items Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.08 - Employee and Student Furlough Due to Occupational Exposure to Infectious Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.09 - Employee Health Center Communicable Disease Control Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.11 - Evacuation of Laser Plume Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.12 - Expiration Dates for Sterile Items Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.13 - Guidelines for Handling Linen Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.14 - Hand Hygiene for all HCWs Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.15 - Hospital Visitation Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.16 - Prevention of Healthcare-Associated Zika Virus Infections Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.17 - Influenza Vaccination Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.18 - Intravascular Devices and Infusion Systems Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.19 - Isolation Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.20 - Laundry Facilities Usage in Patient Care Areas Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.22 - Patient Lift Equipment Slings and Antifriction Slidesheets Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.23 - Postmortem Care of Isolation Patients Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.24 - Preparation of Enteral Feedings Adult and Pediatric Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.25 - Proper Use of Scrub Suits and Dresses Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.26 - Reporting and Notification of Emergency Personnel Peace Off Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.27 - Reporting Communicable Diseases to the Health Department Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.28 - Measles, Mumps and Rubella Immunity Program Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.29 - Shoe Covers Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.31 - Transportation of Patients with an Infection or Communicable Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.32 - Exposure Control Plan Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.33 - Use of Thermometers Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.34 - Varicella Zoster Virus Infection Control Program Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.35 - Animal Assisted Therapy Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.36 - Toys Dolls and Teaching Aids Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.37 - Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.38 - Hospital Construction Renovation and Demolition Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.39 - Safe Use of Gels for Ultrasound Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.40 - Pneumonia Prevention Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.41 - Prevention and Control of Carbapenemase Resistant Enterobacteriaceae Infections Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.42 - Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Control Plan Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.43 - Prevention and Control of Clostridium difficile Infections Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.44 - Prevention and Control of Healthcare Associated Norovirus Infections Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.45 - Pertussis_Infection_Control_Program Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.46 - Prevention of Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.47 - Guideline for Prevention of Surgical Site Infections Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.48 - Receiving and Processing Vendor Owned Surgical Instrumentation in the Sterile Processing Department Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.49 - Bloodborne pathogens exposure to UTMB patients and visitors Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
01.51 - Scrub the Hub_121610 Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
02.01 - Anesthesiology Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
02.02 - Blocker Burn Unit Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
02.04 - Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
02.05 - Intensive Care Units Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
02.06 - Dialysis Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
02.07 - Education Lab Training Center CPR Manikin Training Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
02.08 - EEG and Evoked Potentials Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
02.09 - Environmental Services Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
02.10 - Facilities Operations & Maintenance Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
02.11 - Food & Nutrition Services Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
02.12 - Ophthalmology Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
02.13 - Heart Station Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
02.15 - Labor & Delivery Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
02.16 - Parvovirus B-19 Exposures Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
02.17 - Linen Services Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
02.18 - ISCU and Newborn Nursery Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
02.19 - Nuclear Medicine Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
02.20 - Oral Surgery Clinic Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
02.21 - Pathology Patient Services Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
02.22 - Pharmacy Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
02.24 - Pulmonary Care Services Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
02.25 - Radiology Services Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
02.26 - Radiation Therapy Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
02.27 - Rehabilitation Services Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
02.29 - Care Management Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
02.30 - UTMB Outpatient Clinics Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
03.0 - Activation of the Emerging Infectious Disease (EID) Preparedness Plan Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
03.01 - Screening Policy for Persons with Possible Emerging Infectious Disease (EID) Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
03.02 - Isolation of Patients with an Emerging Infectious Disease (EID) or a Possible EID Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
03.03 - Transportation of Patients with an Emerging Infectious Disease (EID) or a Possible EID Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
03.04 - Imaging Studies for Patients with an Emerging Infectious Disease Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
03.05 - Emerging Infectious Diseases (EID) Protocol for Pediatrics Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
03.06 - Admission of Patients with an Emerging Infectious Disease (EID) to the Hospital Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
03.07 - Visitation Policy for EID Patients Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
03.08 - Protection During the Conduct of High Risk Respiratory Procedures in Patients with an Emerging Infectious Disease (EID) Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
03.09 - Post Exposure Monitoring of UTMB Employees for an Emerging Infectious Disease (EID) Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
03.10 - Communication on Emerging Infectious Diseases (EIDs) Between the Department of Healthcare Epidemiology and the Galveston County Health District Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
03.11 - Communication with the Media and the Public About an Emerging Infectious Disease (EID) Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
03.12 -Environmental and Equipment Cleaning and Disinfection in Rooms with Patients with an Emerging Infectious Disease (EID) Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
03.13 - Detection and Disposition of Outpatients with a Suspected Emerging Infectious Disease (EID) Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
03.14 - Processing Equipment and Instruments Contaminated by an Emerging Infectious Disease (EID) Agent in the Sterile Processing Department Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
03.15 - Laundry Protocol for Washing Linens Contaminated with an Emerging Infectious Disease (EID) Ag Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
03.16 - Protection Against an Emerging Infectious Disease (EID) in the Dietary Service Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
03.17 - Laboratory Biosafety Guidelines for Handling and Processing Specimens Associated with Emerging Infectious Diseases (EIDs) Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
03.18 - Investigation and Management of Incidents of Unprotected Exposure to Cases of an Emerging Infectious Disease (EID) Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
03.19 - Preparation and Transport of Deceased Patients with an Emerging Infectious Disease (EID) Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
03.20 - Pharmacy Services for Patients with an Emerging Infectious Disease (EID) or a Possible EID Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
03.21 - Infection Control for Emerging Infectious Diseases (EIDs) in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) Hospital. doc Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
03.22 - Protection of Maintenance Personnel from an Emerging Infectious Disease (EID) Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
03.23 - Medical Care for Patients with an Emerging Infectious Disease (EID) on J9D, J9B and J10B Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
03.24 - Infection Control for Emerging Infectious Diseases (EIDs) in Labor and Delivery and in Nurseries Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]
04 01 - Infection Control for the Care of Patients with Diagnosed or Suspected Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Healthcare Epidemiology 39 System.Byte[]

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